Gordon Brown and Nicolas Sarkozy: banks should pay for climate change.
In a joint statement, they declared: "To ensure predictable and additional finance in the medium term to 2020 and beyond, we should make use of innovative financing mechanisms, such as the use of revenues from a global financial transactions tax and the reduction of aviation and maritime emissions and the auctioning of national emissions permits. We will work together on this." Oh No You Didn't
Apparently the $7 Billion Payola from Europe falls short!
’Your prime minister has chosen to protect the rich countries, and that’s not ok,’ referring to Denmark’s Lars Løkke Rasmussen.
I want to thank the outgoing Mayor of Toronto for killing a few more polar bears by flying to Copenhagen in person to pick up our Awards. Thanks.